Stories and Health Tips
Mother-Daughter Certified PA Duo Committed to Improving Health Care for Alaska Native/American Indians
Mother-Daughter Certified PA Duo share their experiences as Alaska Natives who are also health care providers and the challenges and successes Native communities experience.
The Path to a Fulfilling PA Career
When Klarisse Mathis, PA-C isn’t in the OR or ER, she works with high school football teams as the PA on the field.
Variety is the Spice of the PA Profession
Michael Trueba, PA-C, wanted a career where he could really help people. That, along with the fact that Certified PAs can practice in any specialty, made the PA profession the perfect choice for him.
Dermatology PA’s Expertise is Skin Deep
Jameka McElroy-Brooklyn, PA-C, has practiced in several different specialties throughout her career, but currently practices in dermatology. She diagnoses and treats skin conditions and performs procedures including cyst, lipoma and keloid excision, electrodessication, and injections for cosmetic and medical purposes.
The Journey to a New Career and Passion
Security concerns prompted Martha Patricia Rodriguez, PA-C, and her family to leave their home country in search of safety and better opportunities. Although Rodriguez was already a medical doctor in Mexico, the transition to the medical profession in the U.S. wasn’t easy.
PA and Breast Cancer Survivor Strives to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness Among African American Women
LaToya Bolds-Johnson, PA-C, a breast cancer survivor, talks about her experience as a health care provider, a patient, and her plea to all women.
Serving Varying Patient Needs through Family Medicine
Hwal Lee, PA-C, NCCTP, was drawn to family medicine because of the breadth of knowledge required to care for a variety of patients’ needs.
Educating the Next Generation of Certified PAs
Ariana Golchin, PA-C, is on a mission to educate the future generation of PAs through engagement, mentorship and connection. In this blog, she talks about her experience starting as a PA during the pandemic and how she advocates for patients.
From Mission Trips to a Career in Critical Care
When Mary Herc, PA-C, started working as a Critical Care PA, she admitted a patient who was experiencing complications after surgery. Thanks to her medical education and training in PA school, she was able to intervene accurately to stabilize the patient.